Rules for naming your limited company or limited liability partnership (LLP)

Prescribed and sensitive words

Some words require the consent of a relevant body or must meet certain requirements before they can be used in a company or LLP name. A copy of the consent must be sent to Companies House with the application to register your company or LLP.

Find a list of prescribed and sensitive words and the bodies whose consent you may need to obtain on the Companies House website.

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